Category: News

Burglary, firearms charges filed

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times A man was arrested last week at the scene of burglary in Eupora and the resulting investigation also led to a felony charge against his brother. The burglary was reported via a 911 alarm…

Golfing it

Submitted Photo Jackson Knight fired a 41 on Monday to win the 6-9-year-old division of the Coca Cola North Mississippi Junior Golf Tour played at Big Oaks in Tupelo. Knight, 7, is the son of Michael and Annie Knight.

School Board honors Student of the Month

From School Reports Madeline Warn was awarded Webster County School District’s Student of the Month at the May 9 School Board meeting. She is the daughter of Teddy and Melanie Warn, and the granddaughter of Bill and Ruth Hollis and…

Pre-K children enjoy summer reading

By Librarian Fran Smith Webster County Library On June 8, Pre-K children enjoyed their first session of summer reading at Webster County Public Library by listening to Ms. Pat read “Pete the Cat And His Four Groovy Buttons.” Before the…

Time Capsules

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files 75 Years Ago: June 12, 1941 Urge Saving Local Power The Webster County Civilian Defense Council by special resolution adopted at the regular Monday night meeting here urges all citizens of this county…

E-911 Calls

June 6 2:11 p.m., medical, Pepper Town Road; Walthall FD, EMS respond. June 7 3:31 a.m., medical, Schoolhouse Road; EMS, Walthall FD respond. 5:10 a.m., medical, East Walnut Avenue; EMS responds. 8:56 a.m., alarm, North Joliff Street; Eupora PD responds.…

GLC celebrates facility, and community

By Leslie Hawes Activity Director GLC-Eupora Golden LivingCenter-Eupora had a great week during National Nursing Home Week May 8-14 but the best day was celebrating our facility and community on May 13. We had a fun parade and fair day…

EWE School honor roll

East Webster Elementary School has released its Honor Roll for the fourth nine weeks: A Honor Roll First Grade: Averee Adams, Karlee Bigham, Joshua Blakeney Jr., Joanna Boykin, Ginger Ford, Brian Graham, Mackenzie Gregory, Avery Hazard, Noah High, Colton Kirkman,…

ICC Scholarship

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2016 include Heather Dawn Green of Eupora, Special Achievement, Leadership. Green is a 2016 graduate of Choctaw County High School where she has been a member of HOSA, FFA and Mu Alpha Theta.…

Eupora FUMC seniors

Eupora First United Methodist Church honored eight seniors on May 15 who graduated late that day from Eupora High School. They are Lily Pittman, Madeline Meek, Jack Gibson Smith, Emily Littlejohn, Embry Long, Christian Long, Logan Long and Jessica Surma.